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Ulva decorticata Woodward 1797

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Plantae
Subkingdom Viridiplantae
Infrakingdom Chlorophyta infrakingdom
Phylum Chlorophyta
Subphylum Chlorophytina
Class Ulvophyceae
Order Ulvales
Family Ulvaceae
Genus Ulva

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Ulva decorticata Woodward
recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de las ramas. Foto: Ángel Moreira..

 

Trachelomonas volzii var. pellucida Playfair

Codium decorticatum (Woodward) M.Howe recolectada en la zona Sur del Macizo Guamuhaya. Detalle de las ramas. Foto: Ángel Moreira.
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Publication details
Ulva decorticata Woodward 1797: 55

Published in: Woodward, T.J. (1797). Observations upon the generic character of Ulva, with descriptions of some new species. Transactions of the Linnean Society of London 3: 46-58.
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Type species
The type species (holotype) of the genus Ulva is Ulva lactuca Linnaeus.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Codium decorticatum (Woodward) M.Howe

Origin of species name
(Latin), deprived of bark, lacking a covering (Dawes & Mathieson 2008).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

Type information
Type locality: "Hab. in mari Mediterraneo" [Mediterranean Sea] (Woodward 1797: 56). Holotype: BM-K (Silva 1960: 516). Notes: Holotype is labelled "Mediterranean, Mr Wigg".

No distributions recorded
No distributional records for this taxon have been recorded by AlgaeBase to date. Generally, recent national lists or extensive regional or state lists have been employed to give a general indication of distribution.

Source of current name
Howe, M.A. (1911). Phycological studies - V. Some marine algae of Lower California, Mexico. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 38: 489-514, 1 fig., pls 27-34.

Key references
Silva, P.C., Basson, P.W. & Moe, R.L. (1996). Catalogue of the benthic marine algae of the Indian Ocean. University of California Publications in Botany 79: 1-1259.

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